SHEU

If I knew then...over 25 years of schools, health and education.

Balding,J 2005. If I knew then...over 25 years of schools, health and education. July 2005 sees the retirement of the founder of the Schools Health Education Unit who looks back to research developments that continue to provide a greater understanding of young people's health-related behaviour,. Education and Health 23(2),29-32. PDF

Comments about SHEU

"This is amazing! Thank you." (school report)

Headteacher

"We are planning next year's programmes around this information." Health Education Adviser

Health Education Adviser

"Every school involved in the National Healthy School programme should start with an HRBQ survey." Health Education Co-ordinator

Health Education Co-ordinator

"I have never looked at myself in this way before." Pupil

Pupil

"Thank you from my staff to you and all your staff. The speed of 'turn-around' of the questionnaires is outstanding in anyone's terms." Headteacher

Headteacher

"The Unit is to be congratulated in preparing ... material of the highest standard and worthy of wide dissemination." National Association for Environmental Education

National Association for Environmental Education

"...the most comprehensive health education survey."

Daily Telegraph

Any comments on specific survey questions that may have caused difficulty?
All questions are clearly worded and easy to answer

Class teacher

"Your work in developing the Health Related Behaviour Survey was ground breaking and has continued to evolve." Tribute from a Director of Public Health to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

"Over the last twenty years you have achieved much. The surveys and subsequent reports have painted the clearest picture we have of what young people are doing and what they think." Tribute from OFSTED to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

OFSTED